Skip to comments.On the Right to Vote
Posted on 09/04/2017 1:45:53 AM PDT by Jacquerie
In our Declaration, which itemizes certain self-evident rights among innumerable others, consent of the governed is the just basis of government, whose purpose is to secure our rights. Consequently, it follows that a government that secured rights, yet did so without the consent of the governed, was not just. An absolute, benevolent monarch ruling a happy and prosperous people, one who secured the peoples right to Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness, violates Natural Law justice because rule without the consent of the governed is tyranny.
Tyranny cannot be just. Yet, isnt this the sort of rule the Progressive Left promises?
Progressives clamor for ever-more direct elections by one-and-all, for self-proclaimed benevolent politicians from representatives, senators to presidents. But, after elections, they do not expect the people to influence their rulers. The Left dreams of an elective despotism. After electing kind and moral Progressives, the people are to sit down, shut up, and do as they are told. Progressives tell us that all men are created equal was a crude and misogynist 18th century way of proclaiming equal stuff for everyone as a right. Of course, the Left disdains Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness as silly bourgeois prattle. This isnt what the Framers had in mind, yet does the Lefts Utopian dream of despotic, yet benevolent government satisfy the Declarations consent of the governed since the legislative (and the un-Constitutional administrative/regulatory) power is in the hands of those elected by the people?
The Progressives working form is little different from Alexander Hamiltons sketch of government presented to the federal convention on June 18th, 1787.
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Nice rant, ksfo 3pm...
Well thought out. Wake up America.
The Lefts desire to destroy the USA make no sense what so ever. No despotic country on Earth they want to emulate would permit these lesser intelligent species to even think about the sick perverse and treasonous deeds they are allowed to do here
Was Hamilton's notion of government ratified?
The ratified Constitution was the result of much discussion, compromise, and correspondence by all of the founders. The details of all their thoughts, reasoning, and emotions that led to this unique form of governance is available for everybody to review and comment on.
Serve the Constitution, elect representatives who will serve the Constitution, and demand that representatives honor their oath to the Constitution.
Thank you for this post, Jacquerie.
It pains me to see how relatively few Americans value liberty. Things like this are necessary to wake people up.
GREAT “squib”. Looking forward to subsequent. 535 “representatives” in CONgre$$ with ZERO representation. Redcoats to turncoats...The Gang of 535 ALERT!
“The Lefts desire to destroy the USA make no sense what so ever.”
And to that I would suggest to you the reason is because the left is mad.
Madness has no logic or purpose, but it does have a goal: the goal is to destroy. Plain, simple...and evil.
If you are not a citizen in my country, you cannot vote in my country. If you are not a citizen and you vote in my country, you are stealing my voting power from me.
You are correct. Plain, simple...and evil. The work of the great deceiver.
Exactly. I should not have MY vote canceled out by an illegal. Ever.
This will go over well with the products of public education who read it.
Thanks PG. The “Gang of 535” indeed!
I have seen the same thing.
When I ran for, and won, my State Rep seat in NH, my motto was (and still is): To protect Your Liberty and Your Wallet.
I can’t tell you how many people I spoke to who said: “I like the wallet part”. No one reacted by saying that their liberty was the most important thing to them. Very disappointing; but then again who am I to tell someone else what to cherish.
I’m doing my best, with the help of like-minded people from around NH who made it to Concord, to protect both, regardless of whether the average voter values their liberty or not.
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